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JSCCIB urges deep CPTPP examination

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The unsettled debate on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has prompted the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and [...] » More

PM accelerates ‘New Normal’

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is keeping faith with his “New Normal” to steer Thailand foward, prioritising public health safety and tackling the economic [...] » More

No US base in Thailand: Apirat

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Army chief Apirat Kongsompong has denied the US is looking to set up a military base on Thai soil. Responding to reporters’ questions on the issue, Gen Apirat said Thai [...] » More

Student activists gather in Bangkok to oppose emergency decree

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Members of the Student Union of Thailand have come together to protest the government’s extended emergency decree, gathering outside Pathumwan police station in [...] » More

Push for total Thai ban on wildlife trade

10-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Activists campaigning against wildlife crime say Thailand could be a global leader in stopping pandemics by further cracking down on and ceasing to be a gateway for the [...] » More

Thailand expects to delay plans for ‘travel bubble’ on virus worries

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | WHBL | 6:02 AM

Thailand expects to delay plans for so-called travel bubbles given a resurgence in coronavirus infections in countries that had managed to contain the initial outbreak, a [...] » More

Thailand producing over 4 million face masks a day

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

An increase in production facilities means Thailand is now producing 4.2 million face masks a day, leading to a growing surplus. A report in Nation Thailand says Internal [...] » More

Same-sex marriage endorsed

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The cabinet on Wednesday endorsed a bill permitting marriage registration of same-sex couples, along with legal amendments to ensure they have the same rights as [...] » More

Net gains: Thai project turns fishing nets into virus protection gear

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | WeForum | 6:02 AM

Thai fisherman Anan Jaitang used to pile tattered nylon fishing nets on the beach after hauls of wriggling crabs tore them beyond repair, but most of the nets wound up in the [...] » More

Thailand to welcome 1,700 medical tourists starting this month

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Later this month, Thailand is throwing open its doors to international visitors arriving for medical procedures. Up to 1,700 medical tourists will reportedly be admitted [...] » More

Thailand needs to do more to support older people from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | ReliefWeb | 6:02 AM

About 12 million people in Thailand, almost 1 in 5, are aged 60 or over, more than half of them are women. And according to the 2017 Survey of Older Persons, 32 percent of [...] » More

Two more returnees infected

09-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government on Wednesday reported two new cases of coronavirus disease infection, both quarantined returnees. Dr Panprapa Yongtrakul, assistant spokeswoman of the Centre [...] » More

Thailand’s economic outlook ‘worst in Asia’: analysts

08-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand has been cited as a success story in containing the coronavirus outbreak, having gone more than 40 days without any local transmission of Covid-19. Yet its economic [...] » More

Q1 household debt at 80pct of GDP, highest in 4 years

08-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s household debt level to gross domestic product (GDP) rose slightly to 80.1 percent in the first quarter, the highest level in four years, central bank data [...] » More

Why Thailand’s dire economic outlook is worst in Asia

08-Jul-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Thailand has been cited as a success story in containing the coronavirus outbreak, having gone more than 40 days without any local transmission of Covid-19. Yet its economic [...] » More